Resource Industry Network provides members with opportunities to:

► CONNECT with the right people with the right levels of influence in the resource sector as well as a valuable member network.
► DEVELOP practical pathways to making your business succeed and assist in developing regional capability.
► PROMOTE a region of excellence in the METS and resources sectors and the innovation and capability of our members and industry.



► Membership Level A* (less than 3 employees) - $499 ex GST

► Membership Level B (3-20 employees) - $1055 ex GST

► Membership Level C (21-49 employees) - $1850 ex GST

► Membership Level D (50-199 employees) - $2325 ex GST

► Membership Level E (over 200 employees) - $2925 ex GST

*Membership Level A is at the discretion of the RIN board. To be a member at this level, a business must be family-owned, sole operator with a single location based in the Mackay-Isaac-Whitsunday region. The business must not be part of any other larger franchise, parent company or trust.



Resource Industry Network aims to bring together all local industry sectors and facilitates the networking and relationship-building process to allow a collective voice to be heard.

METS and Resources Focus - We are the only not-for-profit membership group focused on the resource services sector and allied industries within the Bowen and Galilee Basin.

Strong Advocacy - We provide a strong voice for our members on key issues affecting our industry.

Access to the right information - We know that strong networks are critical for a successful business in this industry. We ensure you have access to key decision makers, key members and critical information.

Active member participation - The more engaged you are, the more you will get from your membership. We help you get out of the day-to-day and be exposed to what is happening in the industry, the region, nationally and globally.

Learn from the best - We provide a wide range of training and mentoring to develop your skills and capability. Whether you are looking to grow your business, yourself or your team, we will help you get on the right path. 

Get your business noticed - We actively promote our region and our members' capability to key customers within the region.


Promoting your business

  • Your designated company contacts receive a weekly member-only E-newsletter

  • Listed as a Resource Industry Network Member on the RIN website

  • Free access to the METS HQ online platform showcasing regional capability

  • Assistance from Resource Industry Network’s in-house communications team to promote your business and success stories through internal and external media

Attend events at discounted member rates for functions including:

  • Monthly Industry Briefing featuring expert guest speakers

  • International Women’s Day Business Lunch

  • Annual Safety Conference

  • Annual RIN Awards

  • Annual Professional Development Conference

  • Other RIN events/projects/workshops and initiatives held throughout the year

Upon becoming a member, introduction of your business to our network including:

  • At the first RIN Industry Briefing after joining

  • In the first E-Newsletter after joining

  • On RIN social media platforms

Full access to the members-only section of the RIN website

  • Access to Resource Industry Network’s Member Directory

  • Ability to see in more detail the capability of other businesses

  • Opportunity to provide an exclusive RIN member offer

  • Access to presentations by guest speakers exclusive to RIN

Ability to join Resource Industry Network’s Groups

  • Health, Safety & Environment Group

  • International Trade Group

  • Career Opportunity, Equity & Diversity Group

  • Mackay Skills Attraction & Retention Group

And more

  • Exclusive access to RIN initiatives and projects

  • Exclusive invitations to attend Ministerial roundtable discussions



Complete the online application form to become a member and start your journey with RIN.


Alternatively, download the Membership Application Form and send it to to become a member.  We will send you an invoice or set up your payment plan once your application has been processed.

Completed forms can be sent to -



RIN partner and sponsorship packages enable you to take your membership with us to the next level. Our sponsorship packages are an ideal opportunity for members to not only demonstrate their support of RIN but also demonstrate a commitment to the METS and resources sectors that we represent.

RIN boasts thousands of connections, and sponsorship with us allows your business direct exposure and leverage to this group of like-minded, industry-focused individuals.

Contact Sonia Andersen for more information at



Q. What do I get for my membership with RIN?

A. You become part of an organisation aligned to the mining services sector that uses its collective voice to petition all levels of government on industry matters, along with the entitlements listed above.

Q. Is my membership due for renewal? 

A. Check your email inbox for invoice/statement if your membership is due or overdue, or phone 49524 184 to check renewal date.

Q. Can I get a copy of my membership invoice? 

A. Yes, email

Q. Can I pay my membership in advance of when it is due? 

A. We can extend your membership renewal date pro-rata by the value you pay on your membership.

Q. Can I change my payment frequency? 

A. Yes, you can change to a monthly or quarterly payment via credit card, if an annual membership does not suit your business at this time.  Initial commitment is 12 months on a monthly or quarterly payment plan.

Q. Can I pay over the phone to settle my outstanding membership?

A. Yes, you can pay via credit card phone 07 4952 4184.



Being an active and engaged member will ensure your business gets the most out of your membership. See what other members say about the benefits of a RIN membership.